Drama 

Extended Curriculum and Extra-Curricular

Here is a general calendar of the extended curriculum (theatre visits related to course criteria and rehearsal/revision sessions) and extra-curricular events (clubs and school production). Individual dates vary slightly according to calendar dates.

Autumn Term - Focus: Visits & Clubs
Year Group Event Venue No. of Students Date Day Time
Years 7 - 10 Drama Club Arnold Centre Approx. 30 Starts September Tuesday 3pm to 4pm
Year 7 Drama Club Arnold Centre Approx. 30 Starts September Wednesdays Lunchtimes (lunch pass provided)
Years 7 - 10 School Production Auditions   Approx. 60 December Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3pm to 5pm
Year 10 Theatre Visit West End show Approx. 50 December According to calendar date Depart approx. 1:30pm, returning 6pm
Years 11 - 13 Young Vic Visit   Approx. 20 Different dates - September to December Evenings - students meet teachers at theatre Approx. 7pm to 10pm
 
Spring Term - Focus: Exams & School Production Rehearsals
Year Group Event Venue No. of Students Date Day Time
Year 11 Drama groups Rehearsal for scripted exam Drama Studi & Arnold Centre Alternate small groups of 4-6 January Monday to Friday Lunchtimes (allocated groups of 4-6 have a separate rehearsal time)
Year 11 Drama groups Drama scripted exam and moderators visit Drama Studio Alternate small groups of 4-6 have examination time Early February According to calendar date (2 consecutive days) All day, during the two allocated dates, to approx. 4pm
Year 12 Drama practical exam: devising Drama Studio Approx. 10 March According to calendar All day
Year 12 (cont) Drama practical exam: devising Drama Studio Approx. 10 March 1 day of showing devised performances and recorded for moderator All day
Year 11 Rehearsal for impro exam Drama Studio Alternate small groups of 4-6 March - April Monday to Friday Lunchtimes (allocated times for small group rehearsal)
Year 11 Practical impro exam Drama Studio & Arnold Centre Alternate small groups of 4-6 March - April During lesson-time, according to timetable (teacher assessment) Lesson-time
Years 7 - 10 School Production rehearsal Arnold Centre Approx. 6 February - July Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3pm to 5pm
 
Summer Term - Focus: Written Exam Prep & School Production
Year Group Event Venue No. of Students Date Day Time
Years 11 - 13 Revision sessions for areas of difficulty   Individual students May Arranged on negotiated basis Lunchtimes
Years 7 - 10 School Production rehearsals Arnold Centre Approx. 60 July 

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Performance week: Matinee performance to primary school audience, and two evening performances

3pm to 5pm

 

 

 

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